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Cooks Cafe ltd

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1134 Purangi Road | Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
+64 7-866 5855
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Whitianga, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service and atmosphere is fantastic. The food is AWESOME. The Café is lovely and clean and the staff are friendly and efficient.

Thank DiannaBelle
Tauranga, New Zealand
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Driving around looking for a café with character, we came across this little gem. Easy parking right next door to the café encouraged us to go and check it out. The café had various setting areas for privacy or for groups, lots of art works around. The best part was the food - what a lovely range of made on... More 

Thank Mjchou
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is our go to place for home made sponge drops and good coffee. We popped in way to many times and our weight increace is totally due to the sponge drops

Thank denniseb3kids
Norwich, United Kingdom
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674 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We needed a little lunch, and having crossed by ferry, remembered that we had been here before, on a previous visit from the UK. Friendly staff, prompt service, sandwiches freshly made, toasted ones for the children, except those who had satisfying meat pies! Interesting decor. Would come again.

Thank Barrie L
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Best café to stop at before getting on or off the ferry to Whitianga. Friendly service, great home-made muffins and scones with your coffee.

Thank hirst69
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

After the very short trip(less than 5 minutes) in the ferry from Whitianga we walked up through the cemetery to have lunch at this café with art and craft items for sale. The food was tasty and nicely presented.

Thank Lyn L
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235 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Great place ... views and coffee!! Very pleasant place .... spacious and airy :) Cakes were good too !!

Thank TambonzRobertson
Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The breakfast menu tells you exactly what you're going to get, no disappointments with the number of eggs or sausages. That sums the place up to me, honest, straightforward. Probably a lovely place on a sunny day, we were just happy it was a dry, welcoming place on a wet one.

Thank Wombler16
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Visited Sept'14. After packing up our holiday chalet for 'home', and being confessed coffee addicts/connoisseurs, friends brought me here for my first ever cronut. Yum!! In fact there was a good selection of treats for elevensies or afternoon tea. This café has a lovely setting by the play park and waterside. We sat outside to enjoy the early spring sunshine... More 

Thank Tammy B
Huntington Beach, California
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71 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

The food was good enough for a cafe. You can reach this cafe without a long drive by taking the ferry directly from Whitianga and walking a short distance to the cafe. There are also some lovely beaches nearby that are fun to explore.

Thank pistachioann

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1134 Purangi Road | Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 5855

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?